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Short Circuited Short Stories
     

Short Circuited Short Stories

by Alan Kava
 
Short Circuited Short Stories is an enjoyable single night's read containg 5 tales by up and coming author Alan Kava. Kava brings suspense, unexpected twists and a bit of humor to each piece, leaving the reader wanting more.

In a sci-fi offering entitled 'The Letter' we meet a troubled young girl. Blind, confined to a wheelchair and in the care of an abusive

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Short Circuited Short Stories is an enjoyable single night's read containg 5 tales by up and coming author Alan Kava. Kava brings suspense, unexpected twists and a bit of humor to each piece, leaving the reader wanting more.

In a sci-fi offering entitled 'The Letter' we meet a troubled young girl. Blind, confined to a wheelchair and in the care of an abusive foster parent. This courageous child can see no way out of her situation. But a strange recurring dream offers hope...

In 'Security System' we meet Jake "the snake", a needy burgler who misjudges what looks like an easy job. The family is away and the house is ripe for the picking. Or is it?

'It's How you Play The Game' takes lab technician George Brunski on an out of this world journey he will never forget. A trip that just might affect all of humanity - if he can meet a challenge...

Margaret is hot on the trail of a master arsonist in 'Burned'. The suspense builds as Margaret gets closer. Can she catch the perpetrator before the next building goes up? Or will she get burned...

Enjoy the return of a well known holiday character in the short and hilarious 'The Platinum Card'. We can all relate to our hero's prediciment...

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Kava includes 2 poems as a short but sweet bonus to end this collection.

'The Tail' takes us into the ring with a Rocky-like boxer who has cat-like reflexes because, well...he's a cat...

'Beneath The Boughs of Winter Trees' is a heartfelt and sentimental journey back to a simpler time...a childhood of long ago.

These short circuited shorts are an enjoyable and easy read.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013227293
Publisher:
St Vincent Publishing
Publication date:
11/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
287 KB

Meet the Author

Alan Kava lives amid the rolling hills of northeastern Pennsylvania, where he is a technology project manager for a large insurance company. Alan writes short stories part time and is working on his first science fiction novel.

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